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Kirin 970 : Huawei’s New Chipset With On-Device AI Capabilities

Kirin 970 : Huawei’s New Chipset With On-Device AI Capabilities

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Chinese networking giant Huawei has unveiled its Kirin 970 chipset with built-in artificial intelligence (AI), calling it the "future of smartphones". The chipset has a dedicated neural processing unit (NPU), and was built using a 10nm advanced process with 5.5 million transistors contained in an area of just one square centimetre. The Kirin 970 mobile AI computing platform is powered by an 8-core CPU and a 12-core GPU, which Huawei said delivers 25x greater performance and 50x greater efficiency compared to a quad-core Cortex-A73 CPU cluster. A new dual ISP promises better noise reduction in low light and improved photos through automatic tailoring of image parameters to the particular object and scene. 4-Hybrid is Huawei's moniker for its new autofocus system and includes phase and ...